Wayne P. Orr

June 18, 1938 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 82)


Wayne P. Orr age 82 of Uniontown, Pa passed away peacefully, August 26, 2020 in Uniontown Hospital. He was born June 18, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the son of the late Albert S. Orr and “Betty” (Wetherill) Orr.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers Albert Orr Jr. and Richard Orr.


He is survived by his loving companion Joy Lynch of Uniontown, his children Lauri McChesney (Jim) of Farmington and Rebecca Gartley (Herb) of Pittsburgh, grandchildren Leigh Landry (Nick) of Charleston S.C.,Patrick McChesney (Alicia) of Farmington, Michael Sean McChesney of Farmington, Sarah McChesney (Aaron) of Farmington, Ryan Gartley (Amy) of Uniontown, Michael Gartley (Angelica) of Pittsburgh, and Samuel Gartley of Pittsburgh. He was also very proud to have 14 great grandchildren.


 Wayne was proud of his service as a United States Marine. He graduated from W&J College, and was an intern at the Mellon Institute, where he worked with a team developing some of the first computers. Wayne retired from Chevron in Houston, TX as a Senior Systems Analyst.

Since 2009 it has been Wayne’s great joy to be a volunteer at the Uniontown Hospital. If you had a reason  to visit you may have been greeted by him at the visitors desk, given a ride to your destination in a wheelchair, or he may offered you transport on the shuttle. 


Friends will be received Friday August 28, 2020 in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME HOPWOOD, PA from 4pm to 8pm. A funeral service with Pastor Gary Workman will be on Saturday August 29, 2020 at 11 am. Interment will be private for the family. 


During all visitations and service times social distancing will be in effect and masks are being asked to be worn upon entering the building. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Uniontown Hospital Volunteer services.


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